5 New Movies Releasing This Week: “Halloween Ends” and More!
Curious to know what new movies are coming out this week? To get you in the Halloween spirit, a certain masked man returns once again to annoy Laurie Strode and maybe kill a few people along the way.
There are five new movies coming out this week, and it’s quite a mix! There’s Jamie Lee Curtis coming back to fight Michael Myers in Halloween ends. The story that changed a nation into Until, and a fun Halloween comedy, The Curse of Bridge Hollowwith Marlon Wayans.
Here’s the full rundown of new movies hitting theaters this week, as well as those hitting major streaming platforms.
New Movies Releasing This Week: October 10, 2022 – October 16, 2022
Halloween Ends (2022)
Release date: In cinemas across the country and on the Peacock platform on Friday, October 14, 2022.
Summary: In Halloween ends, Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis) has finally found peace and left the entire spectrum of Michael Myers behind. When a young man, Corey (Rohan Campbell), is framed for killing a boy he was babysitting, unleashing a cascade of violence and terror that can only be the work of one person…Michael.
To monitor : There is a four-year gap between the end of halloween kills and this movie.
word on the street: Jamie Lee Curtis says this is the last time she will portray Laurie. However, she said this after a few other Halloween movies in the past.
My take: The original Halloween is one of my favorite horror movies of all time.
Release date: In theaters nationwide Friday, October 14, 2022.
Summary: Until takes place in 1955, when Emmett Till was murdered in a brutal lynching in Mississippi. His mother, Mamie Till-Mobley (Danielle Deadwyler), vowed to show the world what they did to her son, and in the process, undoubtedly changed a nation.
To monitor : The film was produced by Whoopi Goldberg, who also appears in the film as Alma Carthan.
word on the street: The film is by filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu, known for the award-winning 2019 film Clemency.
My take: Keith Beauchamp, who co-wrote ‘Till,’ directed the 2005 documentary The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Tillwhich won the National Board of Review’s Free Speech Award.
Release date: Premiering on Hulu Friday, October 14, 2022.
Summary: Rosaline is a comedic retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” told from the perspective of Romeo’s abandoned ex, Rosaline (Kaitlyn Dever). Rosaline was the woman Romeo first claimed to love before dumping her for Juliet, and Juliet isn’t very happy about it.
To monitor: The cast includes Isabela Merced as Juliet, Kyle Allen as Romeo, Bradley Whitford as Adrian Capulet and Minnie Driver as Nurse Janet.
word on the street: The film had been in development for over ten years, with actors like Keira Knightley, Hailee Steinfeld, Deborah Ann Woll and Dave Franco all attached to the film at some point.
my catch: I love the slogan of the film: “The love story you know, the ex you don’t know.”
Stars at Noon (2022)
Release date: In select theaters Friday, October 14, 2022.
Summary: The stars at noon is set in 1984 Nicaragua, where an English businessman (Joe Alwyn) and an American journalist (Margaret Qualley) meet in a bar and begin a passionate romance. Be careful who you fall in bed with. It could lead you into a dangerous maze of lies, murders, and conspiracies that you may never escape.
To monitor: The film is from director Claire Denis, award-winning filmmaker of Chocolate (1988) and high life (2018).
word on the street: The film is based on the novel by Denis Johnson.
my catch: I’m a big fan of Margaret Qualley, who was nominated for two Emmys including her supporting role as Ann Reinking in the Fosse/Verdon mini-series.
The Curse of Bridge Hollow (2022)
Release date: Premiering on Netflix Friday, October 14, 2022.
Summary: The Curse of Bridge Hollow begins when Sydney (Priah Ferguson) and her family move to a new town that takes Halloween very seriously. Unfortunately, Sydney accidentally cast an ancient curse that brings all the decorations in town to life. It’s up to Sydney to save the city. But she’ll need the help of the last person she wants to team up with, her father (Marlon Wayans).
To monitor : The very funny cast includes Nia Vardalos, Rob Riggle, Lauren Lapkus and Kelly Rowland.
My take: I love Lauren Lapkus, who played Denise, the girlfriend of comic book store owner Stuart on The Big Bang Theory.
What new movies coming out this week are you looking forward to watching?
That’s it for the new movies coming out this week! Let us know below which movies you’re looking forward to seeing this week!
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